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The U.S.'s long-neglected infrastructure is set to get a spending boost, and these stocks stand to benefit.
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The big banks have different personalities. JPMorgan Chase is strong and steady. Wells Fargo is seen as the best managed and most innovative.
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If you're looking for safer diversification after the fallout from Brexit, check out these options.
You don't need to invest in foreign stocks to get exposure to the rest of the world.
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Even if you sold all of your stocks in anticipation of the next recession, you wouldn’t know when to get back into the market.
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I'm convinced that the single best sector for investors right now is small-cap value stocks.
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As candidates and others poor-mouth the financial industry, you can score stock bargains in the sector.
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You need to train yourself to see declines in the stock market as opportunities, not as calamities.
The best income strategy in this low-rate environment is to leaven your portfolio with stocks that pay solid dividends.
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The U.S. is a powerful and resilient nation. It has surmounted challenges far greater than the current series of terrorist attacks.
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Here are nine good choices from investors I trust -- plus my own (repeat) pick.
We studied the strategies of Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffett and others to tailor portfolios that will let you emulate their gains.
You risk passing up promising investments when you eliminate stocks because they seem pricey by many measures.
My two longtime favorites are Chipotle and Starbucks, which have franchises built for Americans' changing eating habits.
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One study found that returns would rise sharply (with little effect on risk) if managers would pare their holdings to their 20 to 30 favorite stocks.
The prospect of a diminished future may be gloomy, but smart planning can help you temper the effects.
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There is little difference in prospective returns between an index fund and a low-cost, low-turnover actively managed fund.
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